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Togo general elections to hold in December

Togo, ruled by Africa’s longest-serving political dynasty and rocked by months of anti-regime protests, will hold legislative and local elections in December as well as a referendum on constitutional reforms, the national poll body said Tuesday. Since September last year, hundreds of thousands of people across Togo have staged demonstrations calling

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Congo’s top court excludes opposition leader Bemba from presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s top court on Monday definitively excluded opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba from December’s presidential election because of a witness tampering conviction at the International Criminal Court. Bemba, a popular former vice president, was tipped as one of the leading candidates to replace outgoing President Joseph Kabila. His exclusion

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